Autism spectrum disorder

The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Australia

This webpage provides information for parents about Autism Spectrum Disorder, which encompasses Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified.

It covers:

  • ‘Signs and symptoms’
  • ‘Intellectual ability’
  • ‘Associated problems’
  • ‘Causes’
  • ‘Diagnosis’
  • ‘Treatment’
  • ‘Key points to remember’

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